Listeria monocytogenes meningitis

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Listeria monocytogenes meningitis

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Meningitis Foundation of America, Inc.

Our mission is to support sufferers of meningitis and their families through support groups, advocate for advanced research for the prevention and the long term effects of various meningitis strains as well as facilitating programs to educate the public

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2014

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Following organizations serve the condition "Listeria monocytogenes meningitis" for support, advocacy or research.

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Meningitis Foundation of America, Inc.

Our mission is to support sufferers of meningitis and their families through support groups, advocate for advanced research for the prevention and the long term effects of various meningitis strains as well as facilitating programs to educate the public

http://www.musa.org

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2014

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Listeria monocytogenes meningitis" returned 40 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Benzalkonium tolerance genes and outcome in Listeria monocytogenes meningitis.
 

Author(s): P H C Kremer, J A Lees, M M Koopmans, B Ferwerda, A W M Arends, M M Feller, K Schipper, M Valls Seron, A van der Ende, M C Brouwer, D van de Beek, S D Bentley

Journal: Clin. Microbiol. Infect.. 2017 Apr;23(4):265.e1-265.e7.

 

Listeria monocytogenes is a food-borne pathogen that can cause meningitis. The listerial genotype ST6 has been linked to increasing rates of unfavourable outcome over time. We investigated listerial genetic variation and the relation with clinical outcome in meningitis.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Antibiotic treatment and mortality in patients with Listeria monocytogenes meningitis or bacteraemia.
 

Author(s): S Thønnings, J D Knudsen, H C Schønheyder, M Søgaard, M Arpi, K O Gradel, C Østergaard,

Journal: Clin. Microbiol. Infect.. 2016 Aug;22(8):725-30.

 

Invasive Listeria monocytogenes infections carry a high mortality despite antibiotic treatment. The rareness of the infection makes it difficult to improve antibiotic treatment through randomized clinical trials. This observational study investigated clinical features and outcome ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A Delayed Cerebral Vasospasm with Infarction Is Secondary to Listeria monocytogenes Meningitis: MRI and MRA Are Diagnostically Useful.
 

Author(s): Toshiyuki Kobayashi, Hiroshi Tadokoro, Tsuyoshi Odai, Takenori Hibino, Kanami Waki

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2015 ;54(22):2935-8.

 

Among patients with bacterial meningitis, a cerebral vasospasm typically occurs during the acute phase. We experienced a case of delayed cerebral vasospasm with infarction that was secondary to Listeria monocytogenes meningitis. An 82-year-old woman with Listeria monocytogenes meningitis, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Listeria monocytogenes meningitis" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Listeria monocytogenes meningitis in the elderly: epidemiological, clinical and therapeutic findings.
 

Author(s): Pasquale Pagliano, Tiziana Ascione, Giovanni Boccia, Francesco De Caro, Silvano Esposito

Journal: Infez Med. 2016 Jun;24(2):105-11.

 

Listeria monocytogenes is a Gram-positive bacillus and facultative intracellular bacterium whose transmission occurs mainly through the consumption of contaminated food, L. monocytogenes invades the host cells using various protein and can escape to the human T-cell immune system ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Listeria monocytogenes meningitis in an immunocompetent girl].
 

Author(s): V Seidel Padilla, A Martínez-Roig, E Esteban Torné, S Herrero Pérez, N López Segura, A Santos Solís, M Bonet Alcaina

Journal: An Pediatr (Barc). 2004 Feb;60(2):184-5.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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